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These moving images consist of raw footage and finished productions from the Yaletown Productions fonds (AM1553). Their digitization was made possible with support from the City of Vancouver's 125th Anniversary Grants Program and the participation of the Government of Canada. The moving images shown here span the period 1969 to 2003. Most are professional documentary productions. There are also home movies, commercials, student films, experimental films and one independent feature film. The...
Topics: vancouver, documentary, michael collier
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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[1993]. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Footage includes an interview with Jack [Mould] who is standing beside the tent-shaped rock that he and his partners removed from the Pitt Lake area. In addition there are shots of Michael Collier listening to Jack and the tent-shaped rock on its own. Don Waite, Kathie Hamilton, Dick Hamilton and Michael walking along the Pitt Lake lakeshore, and Don shares stories about Slumach and the lost mine legend....
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting London streets, automobiles, and buses, and Gertrude Spencer visiting a family in their home. The film also documents the ceremony of Trooping the Colour, filmed from the crowd across from Admiralty House (?) in London. [1930?]. Item # MI-49
Topics: Traffic, Parades
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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1984. This film, along with "An Exchange of Value," was produced by Yaletown Productions for the Vancouver Stock Exchange. The film depicts the stock market industry in Vancouver. Reference code: AM1553-8-S14-:MI-265
Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Stock-exchanges, Office workers, Cityscapes, Buildings
Yaletown
by Michael Collier
movies

eye 502

favorite 14

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1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated. Scene shows downtown traffic and pedestrians, a parking meter and a mannequin. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-566
Topics: Traffic, Signs and signboards, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Lighting
Yaletown
by Urban Safari Films Inc.
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May 15, 1995. Item is part one of two of Digital NTSC Master. Full Circle and G.L.A.S.S. Films; a Reto Salembeni film; David Naughton, Linda Kash, Jay Brazeau, Donnelly Rhodes, Andrea Nemeth, Teryl Rothery, David Palffy, Rebecca Toolan, Adriana Tripa, Barry Pepper, Charles Seigal; Executive producers Michael Collier and Reto Salimbeni; Line producer R. Earl Peturson; Casting Akiko Morison (Canada) and Kathy Henderson (USA); Art direction Peter Hinton; Costume designer David Lisle; Music...
Topics: Family, Taxicabs, Buses, Bus terminals, Elevators, Apartment buildings, Cityscapes
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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eye 1,173

favorite 19

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1986. Film consists of raw footage of fireworks at Expo 86. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-248
Topics: Expo 86, Celebrations
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
movies

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Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer visiting an estate with a large group of children, possibly including Diana and Barbara Spencer. [1930?]. Item # MI-45
Topics: Children, Gardens--Household, Houses
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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ca. 1980. Item is a promotional film for the city of Vancouver. It features several ariel views of the city and highlights the many acitivies available to enjoy in or near the city. Film also shows the Expo 86 site under construction. Directed and edited by Mike Collier; photography Dave Geddes, Ron Orieux, Tom Rodvik, Tim Sale, John Seale, and Bob Asgeirsson; narrator Art Hives; music Ralph Dyck; technical services Alpha Cine Service and Post Haste Video. Sponsored by the Greater Vancovuer...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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1993. Film contains raw footage, focusing on the character Slumach, for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-316
Topics: Mountains--British Columbia, Lakes and ponds, Canoes and canoeing, Forests, Fish, Rivers, Firearms,...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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favorite 2

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Oct. 20, 1991. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-322
Topics: Domestic animals, Hiking, Rivers, Camping, Tents, Snow, Telescopes, Food, Mountain climbing,...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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Oct. 19, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-314
Topics: Mountains--British Columbia, Forests, Hiking, Lakes and ponds, Correspondence, Springs, Rocks
Yaletown
by New Horizon Films Ltd.
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eye 414

favorite 4

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1974. Film is a short following the lumbering process from cutting the tree down to loading the ships with lumber. Reference code: AM1553-2-S3-: MI-269
Topics: Mountains--British Columbia, Logging, Lumbering
Yaletown
by Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films
movies

eye 1,941

favorite 10

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1974. Film is an educational wildlife film narrated by Tommy Tompkins. In addition to wolves, the film features many wild animals in their natural habitats including beaver, weasels, grizzly bears, moose, deer, mountain sheep, ducks, geese, coyotes, elk, cougar and ptarmigan. Filmed by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Michael Collier. Reference code: AM1553-5-S4-: MI-274
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Topics: Mountains--British Columbia, Forests, Rivers, Snow, Lakes and ponds, Animals
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is an organizational record film documenting firefighters tending to a car crash on Clark Drive and an apartment building fire. The first segment shows a totalled car, with firefighters searching for victims in the burnt car and coroners coming to take the bodies away. Also includes an interview with the first police officer on the scene, Robert Clooney. The second segment shows firefighters fighting an apartment building fire by aerial ladder and performing first aid for victims,...
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Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Apartment buildings, Traffic accidents
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting men in rowboats on a lake hunting ducks with dogs, and Victor Vance Spencer training the dogs. [1950?]. Item # MI-81
Topics: Hunting, Rowboats, Dogs
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting a group of people, including Peggy Spencer, vacationing in the United States. Film documents people boarding an airplane, women on a beach, children swimming, golf, and a boat named "Valerian II". Film also documents a football game and footage of an animal performance at Marineland of the Pacific. 1960. Item # MI-95
Topics: Children, Swimming, Family recreation
Yaletown
movies

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Apr. 30, 1991. Film is raw footage of men climbing near Banff. It was shot for the documentary "Everest - Climb for hope." Starting cue sheets reads : jumpers. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-319
Topics: Mountain climbing, Cliffs, Mountains--Canada
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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eye 235

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1986. Film features the raw footage shot at Expo 86 showing the monorail, the gondolas, ships in harbour, the Expo 86 grounds and pavilions, First nations dancers, aerial views, girl with red spherical travel machine, the USA pavilion with NASA footage, the China pavilion, animals in Canada's North: walruses, polar bears, the arctic fox, a model of a city with moving traffic and working traffic lights. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-243
Topics: Transportation, Expo 86, First Nations of North America--British Columbia, Entertainers, Dancing,...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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Oct. 20, 1991. Film is raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-330
Topics: Snow, Domestic animals, Hiking, Mountains, Mountain climbing
Yaletown
by Michael Collier
movies

eye 1,240

favorite 21

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1972. "Water Colours" is an experimental art film by Michael Collier. Collier used music, colour manipulations, optical printing effects, and other techniques to create an overall psychedelic effect. It was chosen to be the opening short for Pink Floyd's "The Wall" which played in theatres across Canada. "Water Colours" was purchased by the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa and was included in a series of films that played in galleries and cities around the...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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1982. Film was sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Small Business Development, Government of British Columbia. The film shows the coal mining industry in BC. A JEM Film Production, Vancouver BC. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-283
Topics: Construction industry, Mining, Forests, Transportation, Mountains--British Columbia, Road...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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Oct. 19, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-313
Topics: Forests, Hiking, Motorboats, Caves, Lakes and ponds, Waterfronts, Rivers, Rocks
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a private tennis game; a brief yacht party scene, and Eric Hamber and Mrs. Hamber walking their dog and showing their garden at Greencroft House (3838 Cypress Street) to unidentified guests. 1926. Item # MI-132
Topics: Dogs, Governors general, Tennis, Yachts, Automobiles, Gardens--Household
Yaletown
movies

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favorite 10

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1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated. Footage includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, neon signs, traffic, pedestrians, and store window displays. Some scenes of Granville Street looking South toward Eatons, footage also shows the 'Bowmac' neon sign and many others. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-570
Topics: Traffic, Signs and signboards, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Buildings, Lighting
Yaletown
movies

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1992. Item is a tourist promotional video for travelling in Alaska. Features shots showing off the Alaskan landscape, following a train of tourists on their route to Northern Alaska. Includes footage of dogsledding and snowmobiling. Video has a predominantly country music soundtrack. Dubbed in Japanese with Japanese title screens and Japanese credits. Reference code: AM1553-7-S1-: MI-504
Topics: Maps, Railroad conductors, Railroads, Railroads--Passenger cars, Snow, Tourist trade, Tourism,...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
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[1991]. Item is original camera tape footage taken for the one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Aerobatic Team, the Snowbirds. Reference code: AM1553-7-S2-: MI-440
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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favorite 3

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1986. Film consists of raw footage taken at Expo86 and includes scenes of the Minolta Space Drop ride, food carts, crowds, the gondolas and the view from the gondola ride, people walking on the seawall, RCMP officers, the RCMP musical ride (outdoor venue, crowds seated on grass), the floating McDonalds (and the McDonalds “Tidy Tug” picking up floating garbage), a beer garden, music, pavilion signs, Expo 86 grounds and the outside of several national and provincial pavilions. Silent film....
Topics: Police, Police on horses, Entertainers, Expo 86, Food vendors, Crowds, Musicians, Boats and ships,...
Yaletown
movies

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[1992]. Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Ernie [Erwin] Sniedzins and other members of the team, and sponsors give presentations/speeches about the "Everest - Climb for Hope" project for media, several Everest - Climb for Hope ... »team members, and others, are in the audience. Shots of team members at the airport with their passports, saying goodbye, and boarding the airplane. Shots of the airport and airplanes taking off. No audio until...
Yaletown
movies

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Oct.20, 1995. Item is part two of two, Digital PAL Master, includes textless BG; theatrical feature film released May 1996 at Cannes Film Festival. Reference code: AM1553-6-S2-: MI-495
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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[1992]. Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes additional footage of the fundraising dinner event with speeches and the audience. Along with a few others Dr. Peter Austen, a Climb for Hope team member, speaks to the crowd. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-448
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting people, including Victor Vance Spencer and Peggy Airth fishing. [1950?]. Item # MI-84
Topic: Fishing
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is an organizational record film documenting the GranTree Furniture Rental fire, the fire at Lion's Gate Fisheries, Tullock Western fisheries, and Central Native Fisherman's Co-operative, and an apartment building fire in the West End. The GranTree Furniture Rental segment shows surrounding storefronts of Hertz Rental Cars and Denny's Restaurant (probably downtown), as well as the interior of the furniture store with firefighters moving sofas, rugs, etc. The second segment shows...
Topic: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Jake Loeppky
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Item is an amateur film documenting family life and a sawmill fire in Vancouver. The film consists of home movie footage filmed by Jake Loeppky, including footage of Queen Elizabeth Park, the Stanley Park Zoo, children playing at the family home in Burnaby, children swimming, and the family entertaining at home. The film also includes footage of a logging camp, a large dam, bears, and people waterskiing. Of particular note is several minutes of footage of the five-alarm fire that destroyed the...
Topics: Fire engines and equipment, Firefighters, Fires, Forestry, False Creek (Vancouver, B.C.), Children,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by William Gardner
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favorite 15

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Item is an amateur film documenting Vancouver city lights at night in 1964, including several neon signs and Theatre Row on Granville Street. The film also contains snow scenes and footage of the William Gardner family at Capilano Road in North Vancouver in December 1964 and January 1965, and footage of the family at their West Vancouver home between May and July 1965. [1964-1965]. Item # MI-122
Topics: Snow, Children, Children's activities, Families, Family recreation, Businesses, Advertisements,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by John Gansner
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An amateur film documenting diving and synchronized swimming events at the Empire and Commonwealth Games, 1954, in Vancouver. Item #MI-17
Topics: Vancouver, Empire and Commonwealth Games, swimming, diving, sports
Yaletown
by Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films
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eye 2,069

favorite 16

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[1976]. Film was a wildlife/educational piece presented by B.C. Hydro and narrated by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Michael Collier. Film features footage of swelling rivers, many different flora as well as wild animals, and their young, in their natural habitats. Wildlife featured include: moose, deer, beaver, squirrels, muskrats, geese, groundhogs, loons, osprey, fish, black bears, owls, racoons, gyrfalcons, eagles, mountain goats, foxes, lynx, cougar kittens, marmots, and grizzly...
Topics: Lakes, Forests, Rivers, Lakes and ponds, Mountains--British Columbia, Animals
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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eye 64

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Sept. 6, 1993. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-305
Topics: Lakes and ponds, Helicopters, Mountains--British Columbia, Aerial photographs, Accidents, Hiking
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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favorite 3

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Mar. 1, 1994. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes footage of the Slumach character in jail and Michael Collier in a tent. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-308
Topics: Prison facilities, Tents
Yaletown
movies

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Nov. 8, 2002. Item is "Have Camera, Will Travel" with Art Brewer, assignment "Palau;" a one hour network television documentary shot and completed in High Definition in 2003. Broadcast first on NHK Japan [Nippon Hoso Kyokai; official English name: Japan Broadcasting Corporation]. High Definition 59.94 1080i Digital Master texted version. HD Cam. Ch 1-2 Full Mix Stereo. - Ch 3-4 M&E Stereo. Executive producers Michael Collier and John Cumming; Producer Michael Collier;...
Topics: Photographers, Photographic apparatus and supplies, Photography, Islands, Air travel, Boats and...
Yaletown
by Michael Collier
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favorite 4

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1970. Item is a home movie. Footage includes a sailboat filmed from the shore, a polar bear in Stanley Park, a monkey in a cage, Queen Elizabeth Park, ocean waves, a float plane, a winter scene, and scenes of downtown shot from a moving vehicle. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-571
Topics: Bears, Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.), Coasts, Sailboats, Boats and boating, Zoo animals, Zoos,...
Yaletown
movies

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favorite 20

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1973. Item is processed footage for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Film has been colour manipulated differently throughout. Short clips are spliced together; includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, neon signs, traffic, and store window displays. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-568
Topics: Traffic, Signs and signboards, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Lighting
Yaletown
movies

eye 938

favorite 2

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1970. Item is footage taken on the set of "McCabe and Mrs. Miller." Includes scenes of the bucket brigade, the film crew working and cameras, and the movie set. Fire scenes by 'Flash' Collier. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-587
Topics: Snow, Fires, Actors, Film industry, Photographic apparatus and supplies
Yaletown
movies

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favorite 9

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1971. Item is a home movie of a holiday to San Francisco. Includes scenes of the ocean, flowers, scenic views, a woman on some outdoor stairs, beach scenes, highway footage taken from a moving vehicle, also some footage of a small settlement with buildings, children playing in the river and some cows [in Mexico?], the film ends with a beach sunset. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-588
Topics: Coasts, Boats and boating, Views, Flowers, Beaches, Highways, Cattle, Children, Rivers, Domestic...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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eye 179

favorite 3

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[1991]. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope" on location on route to Everest. Camera: Collier/Gibson Sound: Noble/Morrow. Scenes of hiking on a glacier, mountain views, men in a tent talking on a radio, men having medical check-ups, the full moon rising, the campsite, a stone [monastery] complex, a rescue operation, and clouds blowing in the wind. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-327
Topics: Snow, Hiking, Mountain climbing, Glaciers, Medical care, Trucks, Cityscapes, Monasteries, Views
Yaletown
by Michael Collier
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favorite 25

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1972. "Water Colours" is an experimental art film by Michael Collier. Collier used music, colour manipulations, optical printing effects, and other techniques to create an overall psychedelic effect. Starting with two 100' rolls of 16mm film shot on his Bolex camera Collier spent many hours over two years in the lab printing and reprinting the footage on different film using 'wrong' chemicals; he also experimented with multiple passes in the printer mixing colour negative and positive...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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favorite 3

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1984. Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage features the City of Vancouver, and includes harbour views, the train in Stanley Park loading and unloading tourists as well as the train ride views; including some zoo animals, children at the petting zoo, Granville Island; especially the Public Market, False Creek Ferries, a view of the Granville Street bridge, the Burrard Street bridge and views from the...
Topics: Marinas, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Seawalls, Rowboats, Sailboats, Parks, Children, Zoo animals,...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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favorite 1

comment 0

Mar. 16, 1994. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Images of a shotgun firing. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-309
Topic: Firearms
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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eye 114

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Oct. 2, 1991. Film is raw footage shot for the documentary "Everest - Climb for hope." Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-323
Topics: Snow, Hiking, Mountain climbing, Views, Tents, Camping, Birds, Trucks, Domestic animals, Farmers
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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Sept. 23, 1991. Item is original camera tape footage taken for the "Everest - Climb for Hope" documentary. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-467
Yaletown
movies

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[197-]. Item is a home movie of the crowds at the Strawberry Mountain Rock Festival. Scenes from the stage, of the musicians, most footage is of the crowds enjoying themselves, some shots of tents and vehicles. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-576
Topics: Camping, Crowds, Bands, Music, Musicians, Musical instruments
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting a group, including Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy, shooting skeet, hunting birds, and fishing. Film also documents a cattle drive and pigs. 1951. Item # MI-87
Topics: Hunting, Fishing, Pigs
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Film shot by Hans Sipma.
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Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for...
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Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Demonstrations, Theatres, Crowds, Streets
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and five male companions bathing nude in a lake, game shooting with hunting rifle and spending time outside a log cabin. 1926. Item # MI-134
Topics: Automobiles, Lakes and ponds, Dogs, Men, Log cabins
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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favorite 17

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1988. Film is about Canada's alpine country and the functioning of its unique ecosystem through the seasons. "Land above the trees" won the Golden Decade Award – one of the 10 Best Productions of the Decade, the Golden Camera Award for Best Nature and Wildlife Film, it was nominated for Best of the Festival at the US Industrial Film Festival, it won the Polaris Award - Best of the Festival at the (USA) National Council for Geographic Education Film Festival, it won a Silver Medal at...
Topics: Animals, Mountains--British Columbia, Snow, Rivers, Flowers, Valleys, Aerial photographs, Glaciers,...
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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eye 187

favorite 4

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[1991]. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Camera: Collier/Gibson Sound: Noble/Morrow. Scenes of mountain views and glaciers, ice formations, camping scenes with pack animals [yaks] near the tents in the snow, and the yaks being fed hay, 'The Habitat: design shelter systems' being set up, a dog, one man bathing at the campsite, ice formations, lounging at the campsite, skiing, loaded pack animals, people unloading the burdens from the pack animals,...
Topics: Snow, Domestic animals, Tents, Camping, Skiing, Flags, Hiking, Games, Glaciers
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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[1986]. This item consists of raw footage featuring B.C./Expo 86 aerials; shot in 35mm and transferred to one inch tape. Original negative no longer exists and only video footage survives. Some of this material was used in Yaletown Production's video postcard series. Reference code: AM1553-8-S13-: MI-345
Yaletown
by Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
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1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 34. Includes footage of the Sunchild O'Chises School sign, the Sky Hawk team entering the school with an RCMP Officer, a few spectators watch, in the school gym the Sky Hawks talk to school children and show them an anti-drugs video, after the vidoe the Sky Hawks demonstrate how the parachutes work and interact with the children in...
Topics: Signs and signboards, Police, Children, Schools, Military, Airplanes, Military uniforms, Alcohol...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting a party on the Hamber yacht Vencedor. The film shows footage of people dancing on accordion music. A young woman dancing alone and with Mrs. E. W. Hamber is displayed throughout. 1931. Item # MI-143
Topics: Crowds, Yachts, Parties, Dancing, Musical instruments, Music
1992. Item contains hawk in flight graphics, hawk's head crest graphics, title graphics for "Flight of the Sky hawks." Reference code: AM1553-7-S2-: MI-425
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
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Item is an amateur film documenting a Vancouver Golden Jubilee Parade. Film documents floats including the Electrical Contractors, Tyees Grouse Mountain, the Japanese-Canadian Citizens' League, Seaport Crown Fish Co., Ltd., Grace Hospital, Hodgson Lumber Company, Fraser River Sockeye, the Vancouver Rowing Club, and a float reading "Good citizenship and British ideals built Vancouver". 26 Aug. 1936. Item # MI-74
Topics: Floats (Parades), Jubilee celebrations
Item is an educational film documenting the history of various modes of transportation (boat, horse and carriage, plane, streetcar, train) in Vancouver from 1887 to 1962. 1962. Item # MI-6
Topic: Transportation
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber with 8 guests horseback riding over obstacle course in the forest of the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. Some of the guests posing full front on camera alongside Mrs. Hamber are Garleigh and Marjorie Greenwood, and Mayor L. B. Taylor. The film also shows footage of various farm animals, such as foals in a corral, sheep and fowl. 193?. Item # MI-152
Topics: Farms, Ranches, Horses, Horse farms, Horsemanship, Horse riding, Trees, Forests, Stables,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Film
by Hamber, Eric Werge
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Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber and an unidentified male companion rowing a boat in wetland and Mr. E. W. with several unidentified female companions riding horses and clearing hurdles at the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. The film also shows footage of a dog catching a game bird, of cattle grazing, as well as images of flocks of wild geese, and chicken and ducks at the farm. 193?. Item # MI-151
Topics: Boats and boating, Farms, Ranches, Birds, Chickens, Houses, Rivers, Forests, Trees, Lakes and...
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Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise Spencer and her grandmother, Isabell Winch boarding a train, and departing aboard a ship from King Edward Pier in Montreal. Film documents women and Col. Victor Spencer aboard the ship. Accompanying notes read, "Empress of Scotland Branksome trip. 1st half rewound" and "Leaving Van and Montreal - Musee Station practice (?) with such Mrs. Rupa (?) Pirce Turner Smith, Sorenson etc. Belle Isle". [1934?]. Item # MI-63
Topics: Women, Passengers
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer's Toy Parade staged by the Spencer's Department Store in Vancouver. Film documents floats with fairy tale and storybook themes, and the arrival of Santa Claus. [1927?]. Item # MI-32
Topics: Parades, Crowds, Celebrations, Floats (Parades)
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Item is an amateur film documenting a large picnic. Film documents children and families engaging in activities such as races. [1931?]. Item # MI-54
Topic: Picnics
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by Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer.
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Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children swimming in a pool and playing on the grounds of the Spencer family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and her children Isabell Louise, Trudean, Barbara, Diana, and Victor Vance. [1925?]. Item # MI-28
Topics: Children, Swimming pools--outdoor
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Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer with daughters Barbara, Diana, Trudean (?), and other girls, visiting Cornwall, London, and other locations in England. Film documents the group visiting the seashore, and landmarks including the Keigwin Arms in Mousehole and several churches. [1930?]. Item # MI-47
Topics: Girls, Automobiles, Churches, Boats and ships
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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1984. Film was sponsored by the British Columbia provincial government and shows the construction of the Coquihalla. There is no narration; the soundtrack is all music. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-282
Topics: Aerial photographs, Transportation, Rivers, Mountains--British Columbia, Road construction
Yaletown
by Yaletown Productions Inc.
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1978. Film contains early raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Film contains an interview with elderly Coast Salish First Nations woman Amanda Charnley, daughter of Peter Pierre. Pierre was a relative of Slumach, a confidant, and a witness to Slumach's execution. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-302
Topics: First Nations of North America--British Columbia, Women
Yaletown
by Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
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1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 22. Footage includes several takes of an interview with Richard Nette about the history of the Sky Hawks team and how the team began, military drills: push-ups, obstacle course, and parachute drills. Reference code: AM1553-7-S2-: MI-401
Topics: Military, MIlitary uniforms, Parachutes, Men, Military training
Yaletown
by Urban Safari Films Inc.
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[1995]. Film contains stock shots of New York, NY for "Urban Safari." Daytime and nighttime scenes. Some timelapse scenes. Reference code: AM1553-6-S2-: MI-296
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Topics: Cityscapes, Traffic, Buildings
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by Whitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation
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Item is a documentary film documenting Stanley Park including recreational activities and special events in the park. The film contains footage of traffic entering Stanley Park, Lions Gate Bridge viewed from the park, totem poles, as well as scenes of trees and flower gardens that show the park in bloom. The film documents people engaging in a variety of the parkâs recreational activities as well such as horse back riding, walking, playing cricket, purchasing ice-cream from the ice-cream...
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Topics: Parks, Playgrounds, Beaches, Children, Crowds, Families, Men, Women, Bridges, Children's...
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by Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
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Item is an organizational record film documenting the Leo's Steak House fire. Film shows firefighters breaking into the building to put out what appears to be an electrical fire and firefighters on an aerial ladder to fight the fire on the roof. Also shows policemen at the scene of a car crash. Warning: graphic images. [between 1968 and 1975]. Item # MI-177
Topics: Restaurants, diners, lunchrooms, etc.